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My Summer Internship at     Bacon’s Castle    BY: CAITLIN MCCAFFERTY
DOCENT WORKWhat I Did:                        Experiences and Skills Gained:•Facilitated tours                 •Became mor...
DOCENTING
GARDEN WORKWhat I did:                    Experiences and Skills Gained:•Restored Historic Garden      •Garden maintenance...
GARDEN WORK
GARDEN WORK
BENCHES
BENCHES
SPECIAL EVENTSWhat I did:                     Experiences and Skills Gained:•Promoted Bacon’s Castle        •Marketing Ski...
VA BEACH EVENT AND SMITHFIELD FARMERS MARKET
ARCHAEOLOGYWhat I Did:                   Experiences and Skills Gained:•Assisted as archaeologist    •Artifact maintenance...
POST RESTORATIONWhat I did:•Restored rear and front entranceposts to their original condition    Cleaned with TSP    Pri...
POST RESTORATION
MY EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE GAINED  AT BACON’S CASTLE WILL SUPPORT MY  SCHOOLING AND FUTURE ENDEAVORS.  THANK YOU TO THE ...
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My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle

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My 2012 summer internship at Preservation Virginia's Bacon's Castle in Surry County, Virginia.

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  1. 1. My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle BY: CAITLIN MCCAFFERTY
  2. 2. DOCENT WORKWhat I Did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Facilitated tours •Became more confident in cash•Exhibit maintenance handling situations•Engaged directly with customers •Improved public speaking skills•Networked with local businesses •Improved customer service skillsand companies •Historic preservation techniques
  3. 3. DOCENTING
  4. 4. GARDEN WORKWhat I did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Restored Historic Garden •Garden maintenance•Restored Garden Benches •Information on historic plants•Restored Garden Pathways •Sustainable gardening practices
  5. 5. GARDEN WORK
  6. 6. GARDEN WORK
  7. 7. BENCHES
  8. 8. BENCHES
  9. 9. SPECIAL EVENTSWhat I did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Promoted Bacon’s Castle •Marketing Skillsat the Smithfield Farmers •Event CoordinationMarket•Promoted Bacon’s Castleat Historic Reenactment inVirginia Beach•Facilitated at “Cornwallis’Advance on Yorktown”
  10. 10. VA BEACH EVENT AND SMITHFIELD FARMERS MARKET
  11. 11. ARCHAEOLOGYWhat I Did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Assisted as archaeologist •Artifact maintenanceduring Dominion Power work •Work documentation
  12. 12. POST RESTORATIONWhat I did:•Restored rear and front entranceposts to their original condition Cleaned with TSP Primed Painted
  13. 13. POST RESTORATION
  14. 14. MY EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE GAINED AT BACON’S CASTLE WILL SUPPORT MY SCHOOLING AND FUTURE ENDEAVORS. THANK YOU TO THE STAFF AT BACON’S CASTLE FOR AN AMAZING SUMMER!
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